Niels de Winter, FWO post-doctoral researcher at AMGC and Marie Sklodowska-Curie post-doctoral research at Utrecht University is the 2020 EOS Pipet Award laureate (award for a young scientist given by EOS Magazine)
Niels obtained his PhD in 2019 at the VUB-AMGC with Philippe Claeys as advisor
Niels uses a variety of techniques, stable isotopes, trace elements to analyses at very high resolution fossil shells, some dating back to the Cretaceous, to reconstruct ancien paleoenvironmental changes at a scale down to seasons and days.
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In 2020 Niels also received the Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award of the European Geoscience Union (EGU) (link)